In Partnership with 

Industrial Digital Leadership in Asia

Global Industrial Digital Leadership Practice

Geographic Presence

Ward Howell International was formed in 1951 in the US by former McKinsey Partner Henry Ward Howell. Over more than 60 years our Partners have successfully established a global competence network. Today, the firm has a presence in all major markets globally. Our experience spans across all major sectors and industries and includes multinationals, local companies as well as government agencies.


Our distinctiveness derives from the quality of our people who share values of partnership and entrepreneurship. With our global structure, in-depth local expertise, and international collaboration, we believe we are well placed to meet the needs of our clients and deliver customized strategic leadership solutions.

About Us

Industrial Digital Leadership Practice

At Ward Howell International our deeply integrated sector and competence practices offer our clients the in-depth market expertise and right mix of solutions needed to address their leadership talent and organizational development requirements.


With our Digital Leadership practice we have clearly moved beyond the traditional boundaries of consulting to develop deep sector understanding and broad market access in the Industrial, Mobility, Building, Energy & Infrastructure, and Consumer sectors. We have even moved beyond the boundaries of our own organization to form strategic partners with best of class professional service companies to cater to our clients’ digital transformation needs. Our sweet spot are product market leaders who have aspiration to transform into digital leaders.

Combining Technology with Sector Expertise

Industrial Digital Leadership Solutions in Asia

“We help Product Creators become Digital Leaders in Asia”

Digital & IoT Innovation Advisory (IoT ONE)

Leadership & Capability Building (Ward Howell Int.)

  • Asia Digital Office 
  • Digital & IoT Transformation Advisory 
  • Digital & IoT Readiness Assessment  
  • Digital & IoT Capability Workshops  
  • IoT Market Research: Technology Provider, Use Cases, Business Models Evaluation, Technology Evaluation, Competitor Assessments 

  • Leadership & Expert Search
  • Team Scouting 
  • Digital Leadership & Team Assessment
  • Learning & Development: Digital, IoT & Innovation
  • Innovation & Go-to-market Organization Development: Labs, incubators & Accelerators in China and Singapore.
  • Executive Learning Expeditions: Digital & IoT deep dives in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Singapore. 

Asia Digital Alliance

Asia Digital Alliance

With our alliance partners IoT ONE and MING Labs we have teamed up in a strategic alliance to support our clients in their digital transformation.

Industrial Digital End-to-end Solutions

With our Alliance Partners we can provide end-to-end solutions to support Product Creators become Digital Leaders.

IoT ONE was founded with the mission to drive adoption of digital solutions within an industrial and product environment. Today IoT ONE is a leading source for IoT adoption insights, and supports companies successfully driving their digital innovation and transformation.

Ward Howell International was formed in 1951 in the USA by former McKinsey Partner Henry Ward Howell and is today the world’s second oldest leadership solution provider. We help clients globally building stronger leadership teams and organizations.

MING Labs Is a user experience design and application development company founded in 2011 with offices in Berlin, Munich, Shanghai, Singapore and New York.

Some Select Clients & Partners

Our Practice Team

Leadership & Capability Building Solutions

Digital & IoT Innovation Advisory

Michael Maeder

Managing Partner

Executive Search


Chun Liew

Partner

Executive Search

Jane Feng

Partner

Practice Head Organizational Effectiveness

Erik Walenza-Slabe

Partner

Digital Innovation

Matthias Roebel

Partner

Digital Innovation


Founding Partner

Founder & Board Director

Founding Partner

Founder & CTO

Senior HR Director, Talent Sustainability & Staffing

Founder

OD Director China

Co-Founder & CEO

Shanghai Chapter Director

Shanghai Branch Manager

CEO & Co-Founder

Director

Manager

Dr. Alexander Bode

Partner

Digital Innovation


Partner, Digital Innovation

Internationalization Efforts Head

Direct HR Group

IoT ONE

Direct HR Group

IoT ONE

IoT ONE

Platform Industry 4.0

Area of Expertise


Executive Search

Emerging Markets

Board Solutions

Area of Expertise


Executive Search

Internet of Things

Smart Home

Software

Area of Expertise


Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Learning & Development

Leadership Coaching


SmartHomeDB

Emerson

Pepsico

Intel

IoT ONE

Startup GRIND

Applied Value Group

Area of Expertise


Open Innovation

Corporate-start-up innovation

Technology Expert: IoT,

Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet

Area of Expertise


Design thinking

Agile and lean business in digital business

Area of Expertise


Industry 4.0

Industrial Digital Transformation

MING Labs

NORTEL

IBM

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